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Gender Justice LA

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Gender Justice LA works with the gender non-conforming, nonbinary, transgender, and two spirit community. The organization is led by and works to empower these communities, mainly people of color, including...

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Centro Cultural Techantit

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Haydee Sanchez helped found the Centro Cultural Techantit or the Techantit Cultural Center in 1999 with a group of 6 other Salvadorans that tasked themselves with rescuing their ancestral traditions,...

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COFECA and Central American Independence Parade and Festival

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The Central American Federation (COFECA, based on Spanish language acronym) was formed in 1983 as a form of protest against U.S. intervention in Central America. While the wars continued in...

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Mundo Maya Foundation

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]When Sara Zapata Mijares realized her fellow Yucatecan community in Los Angeles lacked a voice, she decided to start the Mundo Maya Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and...

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TransLatin@ Coalition

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]“I feel like it's my responsibility to make sure that I support other people who are going through the same things that I have gone through,” explains Bamby Salcedo, president...

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Imperial Court of Los Angeles and Hollywood

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The Imperial Court system was founded in San Francisco 1965 by José Julio Sarria, a queer activist and drag performer. The system, modeled after European royal courts, eventually spread all...

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Peru Village LA

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]In 2010 a group of Peruvians were at World Cup screening at Plaza Mexico in Lynwood when they had an epiphany: If Los Angeles has a Little Armenia, Chinatown, and...

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